wide area network

Fiber-Based Network Provider Fatbeam Celebrates Nearly a Decade of Growth with New Website

By |2019-02-28T15:07:22-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: dark fiber, education, fiber, fiber network, Gigabit internet, lit fiber, Network, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fatbeam, a leading B2B provider of fiber-based network solutions in the Western US, has officially rebranded in order to highlight its extensive growth and competitive advantages for organizations looking for Wide Area Network (WAN) and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) solutions. Founded in 2010, the company has dramatically evolved from a local Idaho-based provider to a dominant [...]

Zayo Completes Marietta City Schools' Network Upgrade

By |2011-09-23T07:49:07-05:00September 23rd, 2011|Categories: Broadband, business partnership, colocation, Commercial Real Estate Technology, dark fiber, fiber, network growth, partnerships, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Zayo announces today the completion of its network upgrade for the Marietta City Schools (MCS). MCS is a public K-12 school district in Marietta, Georgia serving over 8,000 students with approximately 1,200 employees. The network upgrade provides Marietta City Schools with a high-speed, wide-area, fiber network linking its central administrative office to each remote location with [...]

Moore’s Law and IP Transit and Transport Pricing

By |2010-02-08T22:42:26-05:00February 8th, 2010|Categories: Blogs, Broadband, cloud computing, Ethernet, General, Global Telecommunications, IP transit, JS&A News, Telecom, Telecommunications, Virtualization, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was reminded that Moore’s law is actually playing itself out within the IP transit and IP transport space. We have all seen the trends of IP transit price declining. As a matter of fact, discussions on a variety of LinkedIn Groups cite prices as low as $4 per mbps. During my days as the Director of IP Services at Band-X, Inc. I couldn’t make a decent profit if I sold transit below $100 per mbps - $4 seems absurd, but it’s not.